Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tailoring for the Times: Roger Moore

ROGER MOORE (1973-1974, Cyril Castle) 1. Flared trousers: Flared trousers became popular with a certain crowd in the 1960s and made it to mainstream fashion by th...

Tailoring for the Times: Sean Connery and George Lazenby

Every Bond has made some fashion concessions to the times they lived in, and some have more than others. In this series of articles we're going to take a look at eac...

Frank Foster: Measuring and Fitting

During my stay in London I went to see Frank Foster—who has made shirts for Roger Moore and George Lazenby in addition to countless other stars—to order shirts a...

Conduit Street: Former Home of James Bond’s Tailors

Anthony Sinclair, Sean Connery's tailor for the Bond films, had his premises on Conduit Street just off Savile Row in Mayfair, and his suits' unique silhouette h...

Anthony Sinclair Today

I met with David Mason and Richard W Paine of Anthony Sinclair, Sean Connery's tailor of the Bond films, on Thursday for an educational and enjoyable afternoon. ...

A Visit to Designing 007

I spent Wednesday afternoon at the Barbican's Designing 007, curated by Neil McConnon with guest curators Bronwyn Cosgrave and Lindy Hemming. Pieces from all Bon...

Never Say Never Again: Blue Blazer

Sean Connery wears a single-breasted blue blazer in a number of his Bond films and carries the blazer over to Never Say Never Again. This blazer is cut and detai...

Woman of Straw: The Glen Check Suit before Goldfinger

Not until next week will I be getting to Designing 007 at the Barbican, but the people at Anthony Sinclair have re-created the iconic grey glen check suit from G...